Nov 12, 2012 7:00pm PST
general's extra marital -- fbi investigation that uncovered the affair. >> we received know advance notice. it was like a lightning bolt. >> reporter: there are now questions if broadfield that if -- at the university of denver last month. >> the cia had actually taken a couple of libyan militia members and they think that the attack on the consulate was an attack to get the prisoners back. >>> >> reporter: the attack was an even larger looming issue. and three other americans. >> i think it's important that the director testify -- i don't think it's chill that he testified this week. >> reporter: the general had visited the outpost and lawmakers still questioned why he indicated early on why the question was over an anti-islam film. >> a few days before he was set to testify, it just doesn't make sense. >> reporter: some on capitol hill want to compel p petreas to testify on a later date. in washington, greg bosswell. >> sent her threatening emails. warning her to stay is a away from petreas. that claim led to the fbi investigation that exposed petreas' extra marital affair are broadwell.
Nov 14, 2012 11:30pm PST
did he do about it? >> reporter: reports also surfaced that the fbi found classified military documents at the home of paula broadwell. her security clearance was suspended. jill kelley, the woman who touched off the initial fbi investigation has had her pass to enter an air force base suspended indefinitely. even with the swirling scandal, president obama has far more pressing matters on his plate says henry brady. >> most of the people in the white house are sitting around saying, let's just let this take its course, people are going to complain and make noise, but let's focus on the big important thing, which is this fiscal cliff. >> reporter: now with the petraeus scandal, one more item has been added to the president's agenda. appoint a new director of the cia. in berkely, rob roth, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> the lights are finally back on at san francisco's city hall tonight and the building's dome is lit up once again. the whole power was restored at 7:15 this evening, following a fire in a basement electrical vault last night. when city hall opened there was still no po
Nov 13, 2012 11:30pm PST
reports about the fbi investigation of the cia director. >> there are questions about timing of just as a tradition to notify congress before we see it on tv. if it involves national security though that's a different story. >> reporter: even the white house wasn't told until after the election. >> one of his top people is subject to compromise. >> what's surprising about the petraeus incident is in some ways his mr. clean imagine which was eroded. >> reporter: jack sintrine knows this is hardly the first time a powerful washington figure has been involved in a sex scandal. but few have been so far reaching stretching from washington to central command in florida to afghanistan. >> how do all of these things sort of accumulate and add to public cynicism and public mistrust of leadership and institutions that in the long haul need to be trusted. >> reporter: general allen was on track to become supreme nato ally commander. that is on hold while the petraeus scandal is investigated. >>> the white house has said it has postponed consideration of california's ban on same-sex marriage. th
Nov 19, 2012 11:30pm PST
. >> reporter: the fbi has partial jurisdiction. the fbi spokeswoman tells us, the district attorney office will tell us who can present a stronger case. >> courts have been known to deviate and come down more harshly on law enforcement officers. >> reporter: tong's first court appearance is set for next monday. >>> a ballpark favorite, cracker jacks is striking out with a consumer group. they're launching a new product called cracker jacked, a caffeinated snack. the two ounce package contains about 70-milligrams of caffeine. that's about the same amount found in a small espresso. the maker, frito-lay says the snack is not intended for children. >>> president obama made history as the first american president to visit cambodia and myanmar. the president met with myanmar's democratic leader, and a former political prisoner. in the past two years, the country formally known as burma has moved quickly to become democratic. in a speech, president obama called on myanmar to keep moving forward. >> flickers of progress that we have seen must not be extinguished. they must be strengthened.
Nov 12, 2012 11:30pm PST
was there. >>> fbi agents tonight went to the north carolina home of the former mistress of now resigned cia director david petraeus. about 10 agents carried containers into the home in charlotte. paula broadwell lives there with her husband and son. as craig brozwell reports, one question that they have is murders in benghazi. >> this was totally unexpected. >> reporter: petraeus had been scheduled to testify on thursday on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> governor petraeus will have an insight on this and he has the right to share it with americans. >> reporter: many are wondering why the respected general briefed lawmakers about the attack early on saying it was a spontaneous uprising about an islam film. listen to this portion of a speech by broadwell. >> the cia had actually had taken a couple of libyan malitia members prisoner and they think the attack was to get these prisoners back. >> reporter: any suggestions is still in the detention business is uninformed and baseless. there are four hearings on benghazi this week. the acting fbi director will testify on thursday i
Nov 13, 2012 7:00pm PST
alleged inappropriate communication with jill kelley. kelley's complaints about e-mails sparked the fbi investigation into the affair between patrais and his biographer. general allen was nominated to be the commander of nato forces in europe. he's denied any wrong doing. his nomination is now on hold. >>> san francisco democrat nancy pilosi is about to announce her plans. the congresswoman is expected to reveal tomorrow whether she'll continue or step aside. she offered no hit today during a press conference in washington. she served four years as speaker of the house before democrats lost the majority in 2010. >>> a bicyclist is recovering after a hit and run crash. the cruel twist that left him without wheels. >>> well, here it is, motor trend's pick for car of the year. we'll show you why came out on top and what it means for the electric car industry and silicone valley. >>> pleasant weather will return for your wednesday, however, wet changes are on the way. i'll have your timeline coming up [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistin
Nov 11, 2012 11:30pm PST
woman's who's complaint caused the fbi to investigate petraeus. jill kelly is seen here with her husband along with general petraeus and his wife holly to the right. reports describe kelly as a liason. a senior military official said she received harassing e-mails from paula hartwell. the woman accused of having an affair with petraeus. meanwhile the senior senator is receiving investigations about the scandal. >> was there any kind of a national security breech to date there was not. >> reporter: senator feinstein said the news hit like a lightning bolt and that she and other lawmakers should have been informed of the investigation. and petraeus learned about the probe six weeks ago raising questions about the timing of his resignation. >>> congressional leaders will return their attention to the looming budget crisis. unless congress acts first $600 billion in tax hikes and automatic federal spending cuts will take effect january 1st. >> we will generate revenue from eliminating -- >> i think there's a lot of ways to skin this cat so far as everybody comes with a positive constructive